The purpose of this site is to allow citizens and property owners in Cumberland County to be notified by e-mail if a document is recorded in the Register of Deeds office that includes the name of the property owner. This document could be a deed that changes the ownership of the property. It could also be a deed of trust related to a mortgage that uses the property as security for a loan. There are also additional instruments that can be filed in the office related to your property.
The Register of Deeds office must follow specific standards in accepting or rejecting instruments presented for registration in the office. If all of these statutory requirements are met, the office must accept the recording. Our office cannot verify that the true owner is a party to the document; therefore we have added this service. You can register all of the names of the owners of your property in Cumberland County. If an instrument is filed with one of those names, we will provide notice (subject to the liability disclaimers below), to anyone who has registered and requested notice of such filings. That notice will include a link to the Register of Deeds web site and a reference to the location on the site (typically the book and page) of the filing.
If you are selling your property or borrowing money using the property as security on that loan, then you can confirm that the correct instruments have been filed. This is what will happen with virtually all of the filings in the office. If you did not authorize the transaction, and the instrument is fraudulent, this site may give you the opportunity to correct the problem as soon as possible. If you believe that you are the victim of property or mortgage fraud, you may wish to contact a Real Estate attorney to assist you.
The Register of Deeds is providing this service to assist the property owners in Cumberland County at no cost. Please let your family and friends know that they can also sign up for the service. This service is being provided by the Register of Deeds as a deterrent for potential fraud.
Please click here to register your name on the site. You will receive e-mails whenever a document with your name is registered in the Register of Deeds office.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.